Katie Arnold (@raisingrippers) is a freelance journalist and editor who writes Raising Rippers for Outside online. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with her husband, two young daughters, and puppy Pete.
We picked the Continental Divide Hut for our annual backcountry ski trip with kids. This year, we wanted to find a roomy base camp with space for eight, where we could include another family without...
Like all Jetboils, the Flash is a genius all-in-one cooking burner and insulated drinking cup. It's compact and simple to use, even for a camping-stove phobe like me.
In theory, a ski getaway seemed like such a good idea. Follow the snow and everyone's happy, right? But the reality of traveling with small children to ski isn't so cut and dry.
On December 24, 19-year-old Parker Liautaud arrived at the South Pole after skiing 563.3 kilometers in 18 days, four hours and 43 minutes. He set a new world record for the fastest unsupported trek...
One of the best adventure films in recent years, Maidentrip has been acquired for U.S. distribution by First Run Features and will open January 17 at the IFC Center in New York City....
Five is the perfect age to learn to ski. If she's started kindergarten, she'll most likely be more independent than she was a year ago, not to mention stronger and more coordinated. Although it can...
We've come to the Sonoran Desert for a much-needed post-holiday reset, a last-minute, long weekend kick-off to a new year of family adventure. Skiing was the obvious choice, but the winter storms...
After a recent ultramarathon, I wanted to test a new approach to healing my mind and body.
Play more, make fewer resolutions!
Ultrarunning is like giving birth. When you charge off into the chilly, black of pre-dawn, you know you have many long hours of hard physical labor ahead of you.
This season, choose outdoors over indoors, adventure over eating, and hiking over cooking.
Family skiing isn't cheap, and booking pre-Christmas ski trips can be a dodgy proposition due to iffy snow conditions. Not this year.
Controversy over a Toys R Us commercial inspires giving memories instead of presents this holiday season.
Snow days make everyone happy—unless you're the one staying home with the kids.
Day trips are often overlooked and under-appreciated. But plan correctly, and you'll have a grand adventure that the entire family will enjoy.